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'Lady Elsie May ™' rose Description
'Lady Elsie May ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Shrub.
Registration name: Angelsie
Exhibition name: Lady Elsie May ™
Origin:
Bred by Reinhard Noack (Germany, 2002).
Introduced by Angelica Nurseries in 2002 as 'Lady Elsie May'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Orange-pink.  Moderate, rose fragrance.  8 to 14 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, dense, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' (90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5a through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant..  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,763  on  17 May 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/075,873  on  13 Feb 2002
By cross pollination of the variety known as `Repandia` (an unpatented light pink shrub rose, W. Kordes' Sohne, 1982) with the variety known as `Gruss an Angeln` (an unpatented medium red hybrid tea rose, Noack Rosen, 1986),
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Ploidy determination by David Zlesak.